A desire to expose injustice

‘Crossing the border illegally into South Africa was like a Sunday afternoon stroll for Shaolin Masache. A customs official at the Beit Bridge border post arranged for Masache to get a gate pass after accepting a bribe of R100, which he shared with a police officer on duty at the border post. Masache, 28, walked into South Africa without a passport…He arrived in the farming town of Waterpoort in the Northern Province two days later after a punishing 90km walk…

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Limpopo women make a mark in agro-processing

Agro- processing remains in the hands of big business but Limpopo entrepreneur and farmer
Tebogo Maepa decided to take the road less travelled when she ventured into the business
of cherry pepper production.
Maepa who leads the 100% black female owned Deutronomeo co-operative which is also
known as DEU foods was recently crowned the Top Female Entrepreneur in the Female
Farmer of the Year awards under the processing category at the local, district and provincial
levels.

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